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Over 300 to participate in Guesthouse Symposium: Tourism Ministry

Ahmed Aiham
27 December 2018, MVT 11:33
A guesthouse in Gan, Laamu Atoll. PHOTO: HAWWA AMAANY ABDULLA/THE EDITION
Ahmed Aiham
27 December 2018, MVT 11:33

Ministry of Tourism stated that over 300 guesthouses will participate in the Guesthouse Symposium.

The Ministry said the preparations of the symposium are coming along in a timely manner, adding that Atoll and Island councils will partake in the symposium alongside guesthouses businesses.

Scheduled for December 29, the Guesthouse Symposium will be split up into four sessions and is hosted at Dharubaaruge, Male'.

The four sessions include:

- An Overview of Maldives Tourism – The Brand

- Regulatory Framework – Tourist Guesthouse Sector

- Economic and Social Benefits from the Guesthouse sector

- Destination Marketing – The Guesthouse Product

The aim of the symposium is to create a platform for guesthouse operators and relevant stakeholders to discuss issues pertinent to the industry and to provide strategic directions for the sustainable development of the sector.

The Guesthouse Symposium is part of President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih's first '100-day' pledges.

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